From Kuttner to Pratchett: Humour in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Track:
Science Fiction/Fantasy
What:
Panel
When:
15:00, Saturday 1 Aug 2020 NZST (50 minutes)
Where:
Programming - Programme Room 3 (Webinar)
Discussion:
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It was a cliche that humour wouldn't work in SF/F, but numerous practitioners have proved otherwise. This is true both in writing (with writes like Henry Kuttner, Douglas Adams, Tom Holt, and especially Terry Pratchett) and in movies and TV (Galaxy Quest and Red Dwarf are examples).  What types of humor work and don't work in SF/F?  
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Starburst Magazine
Literary Editor,
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Suicide and Crisis Services of Santa Clara County
Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention Counselor
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Author, Podcaster
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Author
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J.R.H. Lawless
SF Author, Space Lawyer